Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis Community
Prednisone and blurry vision
About This Community:

This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis issues such as: Abdominal Pain, Arthritis, Bleeding (Rectal), Blockage (Intestinal), Delayed Development (Children), Diagnosis, Diarrhea, Fissures, Gall Stones, Growth - Stunted (Children), Kidney Stones, Living With and Managing Crohn’s, Malnutrition, Medications – Drugs, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Protein Deficiency, Research, Skin Problems, Stress, Surgery, Symptoms, Tests, Treatments, Ulcerations – Sores, Weight Loss

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Prednisone and blurry vision

Since starting prednisone a few moths ago, I have noticed my vision changing, daily, some days not as bad as others. My eyes also water alot now too. Is this a normal thing with this drug?  Oh. I take 20 mg a day
1711789_tn?1361311607
Hi there!

Blurry vision is a known undesirable side effect of prednisone while both blurred vision and watery eyes could also indicate increased eye pressure, which can be acutely detrimental. It is advised to consult an ophthalmologist ‘immediately’ and discuss with your treating physician if prednisone should be discontinued or tapered.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
Blank
Ulcerative Colitis questions?
100,000+ doctor answers
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
14 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Digestive Answerers
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
me_just34
1974283_tn?1328326848
Blank
Megadodger
Edmonton
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
silverfox67
Clifton, AZ
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
coughting